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Tickets go on sale for Shrewsbury’s top beer bash

Tickets for Shrewsbury’s first ever Ale Trail will go on sale from Thursday 9th June.

St Chad’s Church Shrewsbury to sign the Armed Forces Covenant

Shropshire’s Civic Church – St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury is to sign the Armed Forces Covenant, making it the first church in the UK to do so.

The formal signing will be at 5pm on Wednesday 8th June 2016.

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men present Much Ado About Nothing

This summer The Lord Chamberlain’s Men are touring their magical production of Much Ado About Nothing – Shakespeare’s sparkling battle-of-the-sexes comedy; a story of trickery, treachery and, ultimately, true love.

‘The Singing Ape: the Evolution of the Musical Brain’ - free University Centre Shrewsbury lecture

‘Why did we develop the ability to make and appreciate music?’ This will be one of the questions a University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) academic will explore during a free lecture this month.

Dr Margaret Cousins will present the lecture on ‘The Singing Ape: the Evolution of the Musical Brain’ on Wednesday 15th June.

No standing still at Shrewsbury’s Darwin Centre as Smiggle brings stationery fun

The world’s hottest stationery brand is coming to town this summer, as Smiggle prepares to open its doors at Shrewsbury Shopping’s Darwin Centre.

Shropshire’s Olympian heritage goes on show in the summer of the Rio Game

To coincide with this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is mounting a display of Wenlock Olympian Games memorabilia.

Puppy love as fundraising activity offers break in exams

Students at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) enjoyed a break from exams to have a cuddle with guide dogs from the town’s Mobility Team and help raise money for the charity.

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association brought the puppies and adult dogs to Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, yesterday.

Shrewsbury BID reports year of positive delivery as town champion

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has published its annual report for year two of its five-year mandate revealing demonstrable strides forward against key priorities set out by Shrewsbury business community to generate cost savings, deliver marketing impact, progress access and car parking issues and provide strategic direction and impact.